Coronavirus in USA: Case updates

Coronavirus is a type of zoonotic virus and can affect both animals and human beings. In December 2019, the first Coronavirus outbreak was reported in Wuhan, China. On 7th January 2020, Chinese health authorities declared that the outbreak of the respiratory condition had an association with a novel coronavirus, 2019-nCoV. The disease has now spread to over 215 countries with 41,054,072 confirmed cases.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) disease symptoms include fatigue, fever, general malaise, and dry cough. But apart from these general symptoms of coronavirus infection, other symptoms are individual patient-specific. Some Coronavirus affected patients have complaints of body ache, nasal congestion, sore throat, runny nose, and diarrhea. All these symptoms do not appear simultaneously, but at the initial stage, the mild symptoms appear, and gradually the condition become worsens. It can take up to 14 days for symptoms to appear.

The most recent update on coronavirus cases in USA | HealthSoul

State Confirmed Cases Deaths Recovered Active Cases
Total 8,520,155 2,26,146 5,545,619 2,748,390
Alabama 174,528 2,805 74,238 97,485
Alaska 11,393 67 6,042 5,284
Arizona 232,937 5,837 38,705 188,395
Arkansas 100,441 1,728 90,283 8,430
California 884,615 17,028 457,603 409,984
Colorado 87,582 2,182 39,846 45,554
Connecticut 64,455 4,559 43,845 16,051
Delaware 23,325 668 12,245 10,412
District of Columbia 16,445 642 12,884 2,919
Florida 760,389 16,110 502,618 241,661
Federal Prisons 18,750 129 16,125 2,496
Georgia 342,438 7,674 166,116 168,648
Guam 3,886 66 2,354 1,466
Hawaii 14,156 189 11,150 2,817
Idaho 54,663 535 26,549 27,579
Illinois 354,462 9,537 259,330 85,595
Indiana 150,664 4,008 109,675 36,981
Iowa 108,696 1,556 83,549 23,591
Kansas 74,554 896 57,847 15,811
Kentucky 89,544 1,342 17,402 70,800
Louisiana 176,681 5,772 161,792 9,117
Maine 5,989 146 5,206 637
Maryland 136,744 4,050 7,926 124,768
Massachusetts 145,464 9,758 118,892 16,814
Michigan 165,994 7,383 109,539 49,072
Minnesota 125,531 2,299 111,634 11,598
Mississippi 111,322 3,202 97,675 10,445
Missouri 167,283 2,729 36,975 127,579
Montana 24,093 252 14,842 8,999
Nebraska 59,409 565 39,687 19,157
Nevada 91,499 1,727 67,746 22,026
New Hampshire 9,828 468 8,536 824
Northern Mariana Islands 88 2 29 57
New Jersey 226,542 16,357 177,997 32,188
New Mexico 37,896 942 20,165 16,789
New York 522,513 33,507 411,769 77,237
North Carolina 248,750 3,992 206,471 38,287
North Dakota 33,666 412 27,222 6,032
Navajo Nation 10,969 574 7,396 2,999
Ohio 185,698 5,090 152,460 28,148
Oklahoma 109,548 1,191 93,698 14,659
Oregon 40,136 633 5,901 33,602
Pennsylvania 189,988 8,599 146,652 34,737
Puerto Rico 58,643 769 2,267 55,607
Rhode Island 28,649 1,164 2,558 24,927
South Carolina 165,493 3,696 83,362 78,435
South Dakota 34,457 330 25,686 8,441
Tennessee 233,569 2,952 208,182 22,435
Texas 882,893 17,680 749,605 115,608
US Virgin Islands 1,335 21 1296 18
Utah 96,643 551 71,693 24,399
US Military 75,049 100 51,450 23,499
Vermont 1,956 58 1,701 197
Virginia 167,754 3,485 19,170 145,099
Veteran Affairs 69,123 3,746 60,650 4,727
Washington state 102,510 2,284 47,996 52,230
West Virginia 20,519 408 14,988 5,123
Wisconsin 178,482 1,633 139,455 37,394
Wyoming 9,526 61 6,944 2,521

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What are the Preventive Measures to Reduce the Spread of Coronavirus from person to person?

As the disease is spreading the preventive measures are very important. According to WHO, one should follow preventive measures

  1. Avoid air travel unless an emergency.
  2. Avoid public gathering.
  3. Hand Washing using the correct 20-seconds technique.
  4. Use of hand Sanitizers
  5. Maintain 1m or 3ft distance between yourself and a person who is sneezing or coughing.
  6. Stay home if you are not feeling well and contact your doctor.

WHO recommendations for people who have recently visited (last 14 days) or had exposure to areas where Coronavirus is spreading.

  1. If any symptoms of cough, headache, fever, runny nose: Self isolate by staying at home
  2. Avoid contact with others to reduce transmission.
  3. Use face masks if needed
  4. Call your doctor to inform you about your symptoms and your travel/exposure. They can direct you to the testing facility.

Who Should be Tested for Coronavirus?

People who have respiratory symptoms like cough, fever and live in areas where Coronavirus cases have been detected. According to CDC, any person who have had close contact with a laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 patient within 14 days of symptom onset, or a history of travel from affected geographic areas(see below) within 14 days of symptom onset.